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Dry docking: A challenging project

A project is considered a temporary endeavor that is undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. The temporary nature of projects indicates a definite beginning and end. To that broad definition a correlation with dry-dock can be found since vessel’s dry-dock for special survey and repairs is also within limited time and serves a specific objective which is repeated periodically as per Class registry requirements and shipping industry practices, writes Capt. Yiannis Kapageridis, QA Superintendent, TMS Tankers.

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Do you know what NATO phonetic alphabet is?

The International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, commonly known as the NATO phonetic alphabet or the ICAO phonetic alphabet, is the most widely used radiotelephone spelling alphabet and was developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), to ease communication via radio or telephone. Spelling alphabet is a set of words used to stand for the letters of an alphabet in oral communication.

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